Blood Brother

'Blood Brother' evokes the inspiration and dedication required to nurture children who might otherwise have no other hope.
-Justin Lowe, Hollywood Reporter
'Blood Brother' is never less than engrossing, and it’s often delightful.
-Dennis Harvey, Variety
This doc is as moving as some of the best dramas released this year without the manipulative benefits of plot convenience.
-Toronto Film Scene


Blood Brother is an intimate portrait of Rocky Braat, a young man who longed to find a family. He didn't know it, but this desire would lead him to an AIDS hostel in India, a place of unspeakable hardship, where he would find almost more love and need than he could bear.

Theatrical Release Date

Friday, December 13, 2013
Original Languages: English
Genre: Documentary
Running Time: 92 min.
Year: 2013


Steve Hoover
Rocky Braat
Steve Hoover



Rocky visiting one of the girls in the hospitalPhoto Credit, John Pope
Rocky and the kids on his first trip to IndiaNo photo credit necessary
Rocky caring for Surya in the hospitalPhoto Credit, Steve Hoover
Rocky and SuryaPhoto Credit, Jeremy Cowart
Rocky and SuryaPhoto Credit, John Pope
RockyPhoto Credit, Jeremy Cowart
Rocky in the village temple right before the start of a very intense nightPhoto Credit, John Pope
Rocky and SuryaPhoto Credit, Jeremy Cowart